A charter's high expectations yield results

05/4/2004 | Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model)

All but five of the 55 low-income members in the first graduating class of the Preuss School, a public charter run by the University of California, San Diego, have won admission to four-year colleges. U.S. history teacher Kelly Kovacic says the idea that everyone, not just the elite, can go to college underscores every activity at the six-year-old school.

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